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View of two of Wilfred ...

View of two of Wilfred ...
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actual image size: 22cm x 32cm


View of two of Wilfred Thesiger's sailing companions cooking in camp on one of the Abu Dhabi islands. Two men kneel in the sand in front of a cooking fire. A kettle and a coffee-pot sit on the fire in front of them. Scattered around the fire are a number of other cooking items and a teapot. Some bushes grow behind the men, and in the far background tufts of grass and small bushes grow across the sands into the distance. This image was taken during Wilfred Thesiger's week and a half long sailing trip around the Abu Dhabi Islands with Sheikh Hazaa bin Sultan Al Nahyan, Sheikh Khalid bin Sultan Al Nahyan and their retainers in March 1948.

Due to the nature of these images, prints will reproduce any signs of age, wear or damage that occurred before they were archived by the Pitt Rivers Museum.

Image Details

Accession Number
Film Negative 35mm
United Arab Emirates
Abu Dhabi Emirate; Abu Dhabi Region; Abu Dhabi Islands
Cultural Group
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
March 17 - April 1, 1948

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